Oscar Pozzobon is the founder and technical director of Qascom.
He received a degree in information technology engineering from the University of Padova, Italy, and a master degree from the University of Queensland, Australia, in telecommunication engineering.
Pozzobon is coordinating different activities in the domain of interference, signal authentication and advanced navigation with the European Space Agency (ESA), the European GNSS Agency (GSA), the European Commission (EC) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
He is involved in the design of the ESA advanced multi-constellation simulator and in the design of the Galileo Commercial Service (CS) demonstrator authentication schemes. He has worked for Thales Alenia Space on Galileo in-orbit validation and full operational capability (FOC) validation and verification.
Pozzobon has been involved in the area of GNSS authentication since 2001 and has been one of pioneers of the concepts of trusted GNSS receivers, navigation message authentication (NMA), signal authentication sequences (SAS), remote processing authentication (RPA) and supersonic GNSS authentication codes.
His main interests are GNSS, telecommunications and cryptography, where he has published more than 30 publications and holds 3 patents.